Coupa Blog

Coupa is a company of talkers, passionate about sharing tips, tricks and advice for improving finance and procurement and saving companies of all sizes time and money. But we’re not the only people with opinions and ideas. We’d love to hear from you so join the conversation!


What CFOs and procurement need to know to collaborate

With more CPOs starting to report to the CFO, and renewed calls circulating in the trade press for finance and procurement to collaborate, it’s time for finance and procurement to get to know each other better. These two functions have been siloed for so long, they may not…Read blog post

Meet Watsiri, your new personal advisor

In his recent blog post - “No User Interface”, Coupa CEO Rob Bernshteyn introduces the idea of intelligent applications that understand our behavior, perform work on our behalf, and even make intelligent suggestions.  He uses the example of how a next-generation smart business expense application will auto-populate business expense…Read blog post

Expert enough: How to rock category management

What makes a great category manager? It’s not necessarily category expertise. Few category managers have the luxury of managing a single category they can know in such minute detail that they are experts. Most manage multiple categories, maybe related but usually not. The best category managers are those that…Read blog post

Procurement strategy: If it ain’t broke, don’t wait until it is

  • September 17, 2015
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  • Tyler Chamberlain
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  • Procurement
The common wisdom is that when a company gets to between 700-900 people, that’s the right time to start working on getting spend under management. When I started as Global Head of Spend Management at Coupa in January, the company had just 300 employees. When I told colleagues and…Read blog post

Office? What office? The cloud lets companies re-think traditional office space

There still exists the assumption across some businesses that for a company to succeed, it must have physical offices throughout a region. Whilst this may have once been the case, this is no longer true. Businesses can easily spend more than £15,000 per month to rent an office that…Read blog post

Meet the Bloggers

  • Jake Adger

  • Donna Wilczek

  • Tony Darugar

  • Sanket Naik

  • Amit Duvedi

  • J.R. Robertson

  • Gabe Perez

  • Alex Kleiner

  • Kevin Turner

  • Rob Bernshteyn

  • Kira Bernshteyn

  • Nick Chaplin

  • Andy Chiang

  • Jon Goss